Two of Arizona's most prominent advocates for tougher border enforcement are seeking financial contributions to counter potential legislation that would prevent states and cities from enforcing immigration laws.Read More »
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Attorneys for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a federal judge to consolidate two of the three remaining challenges to the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawyers urged an appeals court to reverse a ruling that barred his deputies who are enforcing Arizona's immigrant smuggling law from detaining people based solely on the suspicion that they're in the country illegally.Read More »
Lawyers for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer filed their opening brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in her appeal of a ruling that blocked enforcement of the most controversial sections of the state's immigration enforcement law.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have filed a lawsuit in San Francisco federal court seeking to stop a practice in which alleged illegal immigrants are shackled at the feet, waist and wrists while appearing in immigration court.Read More »
A top U.S. border official says the only area with more than 100,000 annual apprehensions of illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico will soon be under that figure because the flow of immigrants is declining.Read More »
A committee that is raising money to build a new fence on the Arizona-Mexico border will face a crippling reality check when it comes to the two things it needs most — money and land.Read More »
Behind the state law allowing Arizona to raise money and build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a strong perception by politicians here that the federal government refuses to adequately secure the Southern border.
Now, it seems the feds will share, if indirectly, in the cost of building the fence.
The president of a national religious organization and five others are on trial in Phoenix a year after they were arrested protesting Arizona's immigration law and a crackdown on illegal immigrants.Read More »
Buoyed by the successful defense of the employer sanctions law in court, its architect is considering upping the ante by hitting counties that don’t enforce the law where it would hurt the most — their financial bottom line.Read More »